Sunday, January 19, 2014

Happy Birthday Week!

Slice of Life

Sharing my slice of life (#slice2013) over at Two Writing Teachers.  Please join us!


On Wednesday I turn 42. 
I love birthdays. 
Celebrating! 
Laughing! 
Singing!

Birthday cake...presents...cards! 

But this year, I wanted something different. Something more. I wish I could take credit for this idea, but I read it somewhere...I wish I could remember where.


For my birthday this year, I'm going to practice acts of kindness. Twenty-two (since my birthday is on the 22nd) during the week of my birthday. (Although I am going to try for 42, since I'm 42 years old.) 

I'm starting today...Sunday! 
I have a list of 22 ideas...


Can't share the ideas...yet!

Excited to start!!

I'll journal and blog about what I actually accomplished and what happened. Celebrate my birthday with me! Be generous! Spread joy! Do something special for someone else and share it in the comments here. I can't wait to see how far it spreads...

8 comments:

  1. What a great idea. Happy BIrthday!

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  2. I love this idea! I have a couple of months to plan it!

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  3. Happy birthday! What a wonderful idea! Can't wait to hear where it takes you!

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  4. I love this idea, Michelle - your celebration is a gift to those around you, brilliant!
    And happy birthday...I turn 54 two days after your birthday. Yikes!

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  5. Looking forward to hearing about the RAKs you do.

    Happy Birthday!

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  6. Happy Birthday, Michelle! This is a terrific idea. I will spread as much kindness as I can in your honor, but I wish I lived closer to share some with you :-)

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  7. Happy, happy Birthday Michelle! I've done one thing tonight, I made lemon cookies for the staff with whom I'm meeting tomorrow. I thought they could use a treat! So now I'll tell them to send a birthday wish to a blogger friend, Michelle and eat a cookie for her!

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  8. Michelle,
    Your post made me think of this video http://thepowerofappreciation.blogspot.com/p/blog-beginnings.html?spref=tw Something you might like to do.

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